Workplace Intern

Website Workplace

Tanenbaum pioneered the work in religious diversity in the workplace. We conduct national surveys and work directly with national and international corporations, government agencies, institutions of higher learning and leading not-for-profits to train them on how to address issues of religious bias and accommodation in an increasingly diverse workforce. We provide briefings and workshops, webinars, panel discussions, policy reviews and consulting on better practices. We also work directly with companies through our Corporate Membership program.

Job Responsibilities:

The Workplace Intern reports to the Workplace Senior Program Associate and will work a minimum of 10-15 hours weekly.

The Workplace Intern will be responsible for supporting a growing program through research, outreach and contributions to the creation of program materials.

Responsibilities will include the following:

    • Research and understand common diversity and inclusion initiatives, and HR trends with an emphasis on workplace discrimination, religious accommodation, and talent acquisition.
    • Follow relevant lawsuits and track workplace anecdotes as reported in the media and collected from Tanenbaum’s contacts and clients.
    • Draft written memoranda including analyses of breaking issues for program and executive staff.
    • Conduct outreach to potential clients and Corporate Members including researching potential targets, writing outreach materials (for both hard copy and e-mail communication) and following-up via telephone and e-mail.
    • Assist in coordination of Tanenbaum training events/webinars and in production of training materials, handouts and information packets
    • Assist in drafting and editing of materials for Tanenbaum website and Religion at Work online resource
    • Participate in meetings/conference calls and write and disseminate meeting notes to staff

Qualifications and Expectations:

    • Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum
    • Ability to analyze data and create clear written materials
    • Interest in organizational development, diversity and inclusion, employment discrimination law or general religion/workplace issues
    • Strong research skills
    • Organized
    • Ability to work independently
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
    • Computer skills, especially PowerPoint and Microsoft Office
    • Familiarity analyzing legislation and case law
    • Sense of humor

All work produced for Tanenbaum by the intern is the work product of Tanenbaum and may not be used by the intern outside of Tanenbaum-authorized activities.


The Workplace Intern is an unpaid position. Tanenbaum will work with you and your school so that you receive academic credit for the internship.

Contact Information:

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and one or two brief writing samples (less than five pages) to Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email.

No phone calls, please.

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding
55 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004
Fax: 212-967-9001


To apply for this job email your details to